Business

Thursday PM March 13th, 2008

Posted on · Treasury secretary pushes for stronger regulatory oversight of mortgage lenders...Chrysler tells employees worldwide to take mandatory two-week vacation in July...Dollar continues slide against the Euro and yen...

Business

Wednesday PM March 12th, 2008

Posted on · French prosecutors seek to try Continental Airlines for 2000 Concorde crash that killed 113...Congress considers dueling budget plans...Former Enron CEO Jeff Skilling seeks FBI notes of statements made by former finance chief Andy Fastow...

Business

Wednesday AM March 12th, 2008

Posted on · Anderson Forecast anticipates slumping housing market will lead to higher unemployment rate and less consumer spending...IRS gets word out about economic stimulus package to fixed-income taxpayers...Inspection results from retail food establishments now available online...

Business

Tuesday PM March 11th, 2008

Posted on · Average national price of gasoline up to almost $3.23 a gallon; crude oil climbs to almost $109 a barrel...U.S. trade deficit increases to $58.2 billion in January...Houston City Council looking at ordinance to help control convenience store crime...

Business

Tuesday AM March 11th, 2008

Posted on · Manpower expects Houston hiring to continue at strong pace...Texas businesses enjoy one-year suspension of unemployment tax...San Antonio publisher: newspapers still relevant; content and advertising will be delivered multiple platforms...

Business

Monday AM March 10th, 2008

Posted on · British judge to issue ruling on ExxonMobil's attempt to freeze PDVSA assets...NATCO Group wins contracts for Motiva Port Arthur Refinery Expansion Project...PLx Pharma initiates Phase 1 human testing clinical trial of Aspirin-PC...

Business

Friday AM March 7th, 2008

Posted on · Pending home sales stabilize; foreclosures reach all-time high... Western and Southern Financial Group chief investment officer tells Houston Club we have "the feel of a recession," but the worst of it will be over by year's end...

Business

Friday PM March 7th, 2008

Posted on · Labor Department notes back-to-back monthly job losses; Houston's new jobs growing three times faster than U.S. average...Bayoil executive sentenced to two years for UN Oil-for-Food kickback...President Bush urges taxpayers to spend rebate checks within months...

Business

Thursday PM March 6th, 2008

Posted on · Unemployment falls sharply...Homeowners' debt exceeds equity for first time since 1945...University of Chicago economics professor tells Houston group to expect further house price declines, lower corporate earnings and falling stock prices...

Business

Thursday AM March 6th, 2008

Posted on · Houston Technology Center stages two-day Energy Technology Venture Capital Conference...Supply managers not contraction for second straight month... Factories see demand for goods drop by largest amount in five months...

Business

Wednesday AM March 5th, 2008

Posted on · Jobfox releases list of 25 most wanted professions...Fed chairman says foreclosure situation calls for vigorous response...Major automakers report February sales declines...

Business

Wednesday PM March 5th, 2008

Posted on · Federal Reserve acknowledges economy has weakened since beginning of year...Oil prices rise to new record, topping $104 a barrel...Houston housing prices decline, but not as much as in other parts of the country...

Business

Tuesday AM March 4th, 2008

Posted on · Swiss lecturer explains business and research value of "grid computing" to UH students...IRS says one of four tax returns so far has come from home computers...Merck says 44,000 people taking part in $5 billion Vioxx settlement...

Business

Tuesday PM March 4th, 2008

Posted on · Energy Department blames market speculation for oil price spikes...BP increases funds reserved to settle claims from 2005 Texas City refinery blast...Pride International discloses evidence of payments to government officials in ten countries...

Business

Monday AM March 3rd, 2008

Posted on · Congressman Nick Lampson's Subcommittee on Energy and Environment holds field hearing at Rice University...Houston firm receives money from Emerging Technology Fund...Treasury Secretary would like to see the penny disappear...